These are two of my favourite photos from my last trip to New Zealand. I’m captivated by this view over the mountains. And all that from the deck of the hostel we were staying at. Absolutely stunning!

Fudge & burgers

Ah, good ‘ol Queenstown. I still don’t know what to make of this place. I enjoy it, I like it, there is heaps to do, but it’s also very party-ish and touristy. Still worth a visit, I’d say and that’s exactly what mom and I did after driving down from Wanaka. There was a marketContinue reading “Fudge & burgers”

Sunny side up

After a long drive from Christchurch, we finally arrived in sunny Wanaka! It’s a small town that is gaining heaps of popularity as a quieter alternative to Queenstown. I hope it doesn’t gain too much popularity and thus risks turning into a second Queenstown. That would be a shame for this cute little town. WeContinue reading “Sunny side up”

Hello, I must be going

It’s a very transcient thing, this travelling life. Quite nomadic, going from place to place, seeking all sorts of adventures. Sometimes you make wonderful connections. Be it with people or places. And at those times, it’s hard to realise that it can’t last, that you must get going again. Of course you take the memoryContinue reading “Hello, I must be going”

Farm stay? Farm nay!

Since it was too far to drive from Hopewell to Christchurch in one go, we decided to have a little stop somewhere half way. Comparing a road map with the BBH-website, I had chosen the hostel ‘Hu Ha Farmstay’, because it was in a convenient location and it had good ratings. We thought it wouldContinue reading “Farm stay? Farm nay!”